It’s On Sale: 50% Off Founders Footwear

I imagine that some of you have heard of Founder’s Footwear, a shoe brand that launched last year. The company offers Blake-rapid welted shoes made in Italy, and has a small collection of core styles. While the ~$300 price does put them in the same realm as some other young shoe brands (although Founders does include shoe trees and free returns/exchanges, which is notable), they’re currently having quite the sale. […]

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FSTB Turns Five

We made it another year! Time really flies, doesn’t it? Over the past year I’ve had a bit less time to write, but I’ve enjoyed putting together the pieces that did go up. From checking out great new products to touring tanneries and meeting shoemakers and finally writing something about my “essentials”, there have been a lot of fun […]

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Items For Sale in the FSTB shop

It’s been a few years since I’ve done any real closet cleaning, so here’s the first of what will likely be several rounds of selling off some great pieces. This round is mostly shoes and a pair of great trousers. Check it out if you like: shell cordovan in rare colors handwelted shoes Crockett & […]

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Carlos Santos Boot Preorders

I’ve been searching for a perfect pair of boots for a couple of seasons now. As with my past searches for the “Ideal Item,” this search has been quite long and has involved some expensive missteps and many boot-less months. With that said, I believe a solution has arrived, and it’s name is Carlos Santos. […]

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Epaulet x Styleforum Sport Trainer Pre-Order

Epaulet Styleforum Massdrop Sport Trainer collab

Now that I’m back from my recent trip, I wanted to highlight a project I’ve been working on. As many of you know, I helped put together a project with Styleforum and Panta late last year for a made-to-order run of Panta’s popular ties. A similar event is up on Massdrop now, this time with the #menswear favorite Epaulet. […]

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